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  • Lufthansa insurers set aside $300 million over Alps crash

    France's air accident investigation agency says it is examining cockpit entry and psychological screening procedures following the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps that killed all 150 people on board.
  • Can anyone prevent future Germanwings tragedies?

    At this writing, the evidence clearly points to a finding that the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight deliberately flew it into a mountain. Sadly, this isn't the first deliberate airliner crash: We know of six other "probable" or "possible" instances: --...

    Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway...

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. CAR RAMS POLICE VEHICLE AT FORT MEADE Both men in the car were dressed as women, and one dies after police open fire outside the sprawling...

    Flight data should be transmitted

    Flight data should be transmitted
    During the last several months there have been several fatal air disasters. In some cases the aircraft has mysteriously disappeared or crashed and burned, and there were no survivors. Aviation experts, including current and former government officials...